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1987 World Sportscar Championship

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Start date  1987
1987 World Sportscar Championship
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The 1987 World Sportscar Championship season was the 35th season of FIA World Sportscar Championship racing. It featured the 1987 FIA World Sports Prototype Championship which was contested over a ten race series that commenced on 22 March and ended on 27 September. The championship was open to FIA Group C Sports Prototypes, FIA Group C2 Sports Prototypes and IMSA GTP cars. Raul Boesel won the Drivers Championship, Fermin Velez was awarded the FIA Cup for Group C2 Drivers, Silk Cut Jaguar won the Teams Championship and the FIA Cup for Group C2 Teams was awarded to Spice Engineering. Jaguar won 8 out of the 10 races and Porsche 2.

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Drivers Championship

Points towards the 1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship for Drivers were awarded to the top 10 finishers in the order of 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1. Additionally, two bonus points were awarded to drivers of Group C2 cars finishing in the top ten outright positions. However, the following exceptions applied:

  • Drivers failing to complete a specified percentage of the laps in a race were not awarded points.
  • Drivers of cars which did not complete 90% of the number of laps completed by the winning car were not awarded points.
  • Only the best seven round results could be retained towards a driver's total.

    The table below lists the top 36 placegetters.

    FIA Cup for Group C2 Drivers

    Points towards the 1987 FIA Cup for Group C2 Sports-Prototypes Drivers were awarded to the top 10 Group C2 class finishers in the order of 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1. Only the best seven round results could be retained towards a driver's total.

    The table below lists the top 36 placegetters.

    Teams Championship

    Points towards the 1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship for Teams were awarded to the top 10 outright finishers in the order of 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 with the following exceptions:

  • Teams were only given points for their highest finishing car, with no points awarded for any position filled by any other cars from that team
  • Teams did not score points for a car which did not complete 90% of distance covered by the winner car.
  • Only the best seven round results could be retained towards a Team's total.

    1987 FIA Cup for Group C2 Teams

    Points towards the 1987 FIA Cup for Group C2 Sports-Prototypes Teams were awarded to the top 10 Group C2 class finishers in the order of 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1.

    Only the best seven round results could be retained towards a Team's total.

    References

    1987 World Sportscar Championship Wikipedia


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